Mission Statement:

MLS NEXT is a youth competitive platform for male students athletes that emphasizes development; building on where the players started, but looking ahead towards the future and what they are capable of. Founded on a collaborative approach to governance and a commitment to innovation, MLS NEXT players have access to some of the nation’s most talented levels of competition and are apart of a training environment that prepares them for their futures, both in soccer and in life.

Program Benefits:

  • Technical/tactical training
  • Video analysis of games
  • Strength and conditioning program

League Benefits:

  • Increased training sessions
  • More meaningful games/competition
  • 10-month season
  • Exposure to US Youth National Team scouts and college coaches

If you are interested in a trial and/or seeking additional information, please contact Program Director Blake Wagner at

Program Director



Boys MLS Next Director